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Angel Venture Fair Education Day 2017

Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

The 19th annual Angel Venture Fair Education Day takes place on Thursday, February 2 at Quorum at the University City Science Center from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., which includes a continental breakfast. Last year a standing room crowd of over 170 attended. This event provides entrepreneurs with insights:

  • There will be three companies presenting and a panel of five angel investors and institutional investors will be providing feedback so entrepreneurs will understand what investors are looking for.
  • Entrepreneurs in the audience will be able to ask investors questions.
  • A panel of attorney will talk about term sheets, crowd funding and answer questions.

Investor Panelists

  • Howard Lubert, managing partner, Keiretsu Forum
  • Katherine O'Neil-managing director, JumpStart NJ
  • Scott Nissenbaum-chief investment officer, Ben Franklin Partnership
  • Lonnie Sciambi-Angel Investor and author of "Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success."
  • Liz Sigety-member Delaware Crossing, partner at Fox Rothschild and board member AVF
  • Ellen Weber-executive director, Robin Hood Ventures and Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures

Legal Panelists

  • Beth Cohen,Director of Global Emerging Growth ServicesGreenberg Traurig
  • Tom Dwyer, partner, Pepper Hamilton
  • Justin Ettelson, Associate, Saul Ewing
  • Andy Hamilton, partner, Morgan Lewis


8 AM to 8:30 a.m - Networking

8:30 a.m. to 8:35 a.m.- Welcome guests

8:35 a.m. to 9 a.m. Attorneys discuss structuring private placements, partnerships and raising money online.

9 a.m. - 9:45 AM - 3 companies give 10 minute presentations with 5 minute feedback from Angel Investors

9:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. - Q&A with 5 Angel Investors